22 Now all this was done, that 7 Then Herod, when he had it might be fulfilled which was privily called the wise men, inspoken of the Lord by the pro-quired of them diligently what phet, saying, time the star appeared.

23 Behold, a virgin shall be 8 And he sent them to Bethwith child, and shall bring forth lehem, and said, Go, and search a son, and they shall call his diligently for the young child; name Emmanuel, which being and when ye have found him, interpreted is, God with us. bring me word again, that I may 24 Then Joseph, being raised come and worship him also. from sleep, did as the angel of 9 When they had heard the the Lord had bidden him, and king, they departed; and lo, the took unto him his wife: star, which they saw in the east, 25 And knew her not till she went before them, till it came had brought forth her first-born and stood over where the young and he called his name child was.

son JESUS.


10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding

1 Wise men inquire after Christ....11 They great joy.

worship him, and offer presents....13 Joseph 11 And when they were fleeth into Egypt with Jesus and Mary....16 Herod slayeth the children at Bethlehem.... come into the house, they saw 19 Christ brought out of Egypt. the young child with Mary his OW when Jesus was born mother, and fell down, and in Bethlehem of Judea in worshipped him: and when the days of Herod the king, be- they had opened their treahold, there came wise men from sures, they presented unto him the east to Jerusalem, gifts; gold, and frankincense,

2 Saying, Where is he that is and myrrh. born King of the Jews? for we 12 And being warned of God have seen his star in the east, in a dream that they should not and are come to worship him. return to Herod, they departed 3 When Herod the king had into their own country another heard these things, he was trou-way. bled, and all Jerusalem with him.

13 And when they were de

4 And when he had gathered parted, behold, the angel of the all the chief priests and scribes Lord appeareth to Joseph in a of the people together, he de- dream, saying, Arise, and take manded of them where Christ the young child and his mother, should be born. and flee into Egypt, and be thou

5 And they said unto him, In there until I bring thee word: Bethlehem of Judea: for thus for Herod will seek the young it is written by the prophet, child to destroy him.

6 And thou Bethlehem, in the 14 When he arose, he took land of Juda, art not the least the young child and his mother among the princes of Juda: for by night, and departed into out of thee shall come a Go-Egypt:

vernor, that shall rule my people 15 And was there until the Israel. death of Herod: that it might

be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, say-1 ing, Out of Egypt have 1 called

my son.


John preacheth; his office, 5 and baptism....

7 He rebuketh the Pharisees....13 Christ baptized by John in Jordan.

16 1 Then Herod, when he TN those days came John the saw that he was mocked of the Baptist, preaching in the wilwise men, was exceeding wroth, derness of Judea,

and sent forth, and slew all the 2 And saying, Repent ye; children that were in Bethlehem, for the kingdom of heaven is at and in all the coasts thereof, hand.

from two years old and under, 3 For this is he that was spoaccording to the time which he ken of by the prophet Esaias, had diligently inquired of the saying, The voice of one crying wise men. in the wilderness, Prepare ye 17 Then was fulfilled that the way of the Lord, make his which was spoken by Jeremy paths straight. 4 And the same John had his 18 In Rama was there a voice raiment of camel's hair, and a heard, lamentation, and_weep-leathern girdle about his loins; ing, and great mourning, Rachel and his meat was locusts and weeping for her children, and wild honey.

the prophet, saying,

would not be comforted, because 5 Then went out to him Jethey are not. rusalem, and all Judea, and all 19 ¶ But, when Herod was the region round about Jordan, dead, behold, an angel of the 6 And were baptized of him Lord appeareth in a dream to in Jordan, confessing their sins. Joseph in Egypt, 7 ¶ But when he saw many 20 Saying, Arise, and take of the Pharisees and Sadducees the young child and his mother, come to his baptism, he said unand go into the land of Israel to them, O generation of vipers, for they are dead which sought who hath warned you to flee the young child's life. from the wrath to come?

21 And he arose, and took 8 Bring forth therefore fruits the young child and his mo-meet for repentance : ther, and came into the land of 9 And think not to say within Israel. yourselves, We have Abraham 22 But when he heard that to our father: for I say unto you, Archelaus did reign in Judea in that God is able of these stones the room of his father Herod, to raise up children unto Abrahe was afraid to go thither: not- ham. withstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee:

10 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees : therefore every tree which bring23 And he came and dwelt eth not forth good fruit is hewn in a city called Nazareth: that down, and cast into the fire. it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall water unto repentance: but he be called a Nazarene. that cometh after me is mightier

11 I indeed baptize you with


than I, whose shoes I am not by bread alone, but by every worthy to bear: he shall baptize word that proceedeth out of the you with the Holy Ghost, and mouth of God.

with fire:

5 Then the devil taketh him 12 Whose fan is in his hand, up into the holy city, and setand he will thoroughly purge teth him on a pinnacle of the his floor, and gather his wheat temple,

into the garner; but he will burn 6 And saith unto him, If thou up the chaff with unquenchable be the Son of God, cast thyself fire. down, for it is written, He shall 13 ¶ Then cometh Jesus from give his angels charge concernGalilee to Jordan unto John, to ing thee: and in their hands be baptized of him. they shall bear thee up, lest at 14 But John forbade him, say- any time thou dash thy foot ing, I have need to be baptized against a stone.

of thee, and comest thou to me! 7 Jesus said unto him, It is 15 And Jesus answering said written again, Thou shalt not unto him, Suffer it to be so now: tempt the Lord thy God. for thus it becometh us to fulfil 8. Again, the devil taketh him all righteousness. Then he suf-up into an exceeding high moun..fered him. tain, and sheweth him all the 16 And Jesus, when he was kingdoms of the world, and the baptized, went up straightway glory of them,

out of the water: and lo, the 9 And saith unto him, All heavens were opened unto him, these things will I give thee, if and he saw the Spirit of God thou wilt fall down and worship descending like a, dove, and me.

lighting upon him:

10 Then saith Jesus unto 17 And lo, a voice from hea- him, Get thee hence, Satan: ven, saying, This is my beloved for it is written, Thou shalt worSon, in whom I am well pleased. ship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.


1 Christ fasteth, and is tempted....17 He be

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11 Then the devil leaveth ginneth to preach....18 He calleth Peter him, and behold, angels came and Andrew....23 He teacheth in the syn- and ministered unto him. agogue, and healeth the diseased. 12 1 Now, when Jesus had HEN was Jesus led up of heard that John was cast into the Spirit into the wilder- prison, he departed into Gali

ness to be tempted of the devil. lee;

2 And when he had fasted 13 And leaving Nazareth, he forty days and forty nights, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, was afterwards a hungered. which is upon the sea-coast, in 3 And when the tempter came the borders of Zabulon and to him, he said, If thou be the Nephthalim; Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.

4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live

14 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

15 The land of Zabulon, and

the land of Nephthalim, by the great multitudes of people from way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee, and from Decapolis, Galilee of the Gentiles: and from Jerusalem, and from Judea, and from beyond Jordan.

16 The people which sat in darkness, saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up.


3 Who are blessed....13 The disciples called the salt of the earth, and light of the world; Christ urgeth on them a good example, &c.

17 1 From that time Jesus AND seeing the multitudes, began to preach, and to say, went up into a mounRepent; for the kingdom of tain: and when he was set, his heaven is at hand. disciples came unto him. 18 1 And Jesus, walking by 2 And he opened his mouth, the sea of Galilee, saw two bre- and taught them, saying, thren, Simon called Peter, and 3 Blessed are the poor in Andrew his brother, casting a spirit: for theirs is the kingdom net into the sea; for they were of heaven.

fishers. 4 Blessed are they that mourn: 19 And he saith unto them, for they shall be comforted. Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

20 And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.

5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after right21 And going on from thence, eousness: for they shall be filled. he saw other two brethren, 7 Blessed are the merciful: James the son of Zebedee, and for they shall obtain mercy. John his brother, in a ship with 8 Blessed are the pure in Zebedee their father, mending heart: for they shall see God. their nets: and he called them. 9 Blessed are the peace-ma22 And they immediately left kers: for they shall be called the ship, and their father, and the children of God.

followed him.

10 Blessed are they which 23 ¶ And Jesus went about all are persecuted for righteousness' Galilee, teaching in their syna-sake: for theirs is the kingdom gogues, and preaching the gospel of heaven.

of the kingdom, and healing all 11 Blessed are ye when men manner of sickness, and all man- shall revile you, and persecute ner of disease among the people. you, and shall say all manner of 24 And his fame went through- evil against you falsely, for my out all Syria: and they brought sake. unto him all sick people that 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding were taken with divers diseases glad: for great is your reward and torments, and those which in heaven: for so persecuted were possessed with devils, and they the prophets which were those which were lunatic, and before you.

those that had the palsy; and 13 Ye are the salt of the he healed them. earth: but if the salt have lost 25 And there followed him his savour, wherewith shall it


be salted? it is thenceforth good be in danger of the judgment: for nothing, but to be cast out, and whosoever shall say to his and to be trodden under foot of brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoso14 Ye are the light of the ever shall say, Thou fool, shall world. A city that is set on a be in danger of hell-fire. hill cannot be hid. 23 Therefore, if thou bring 15 Neither do men light a thy gift to the altar, and there candle, and put it under a bush-rememberest that thy brother el, but on a candlestick: and it hath aught against thee, giveth light unto all that are in 24 Leave there thy gift bethe house. fore the altar, and go thy way;

16 Let your light so shine first be reconciled to thy brother, before men, that they may see and then come and offer thy gift. your good works, and glorify 25 Agree with thine adversary your Father which is in heaven. quickly, while thou art in the

17 I Think not that I am way with him; lest at any time come to destroy the law, or the the adversary deliver thee to the prophets: I am not come to des- judge, and the judge deliver troy, but to fulfil. thee to the officer, and thou be

18 For verily, I say unto you, cast into prison. Till heaven and earth pass, one 26 Verily, I say unto thee, jot or one tittle shall in no wise Thou shalt by no means come pass from the law, till all be ful-out thence, till thou hast paid filled. the uttermost farthing.

19 Whosoever therefore shall 27 Ye have heard that it break one of these least com- was said by them of old time, mandments, and shall teach Thou shalt not commit adultemen so, he shall be called the ry:

least in the kingdom of heaven: 28 But I say unto you, That but whosoever shall do, and whosoever looketh on a woman teach them, the same shall be to lust after her, hath commitcalled great in the kingdom of ted adultery with her already in heaven. his heart.

20 For I say unto you, That 29 And if thy right eye offend except your righteousness shall thee, pluck it out, and cast it exceed the righteousness of the from thee: for it is profitable for scribes and Pharisees, ye shall thee that one of thy members in no case enter into the king- should perish, and not that thy dom of heaven. whole body should be cast into

21 Ye have heard that it hell. was said by them of old time, 30 And if thy right hand ofThou shalt not kill; and who- fend thee, cut it off, and cast it soever shall kill, shall be in dan- from thee: for it is profitable for ger of the judgment: thee that one of thy members 22 But I say unto you, That should perish, and not that thy whosoever is angry with his whole body should be cast into brother without a cause, shall hell.

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